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Balcıoğlu Selçuk Ardıyok Keki Attorney Partnership (BASEAK)

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Regularly advises international financial institutions on their Turkish financing transactions, benefiting from the vast international network of associated firm Dentons when acting on complex cross-border matters. Acts for both borrowers and lenders on project and export financing mandates. Additional experience handling syndicated lending and regulatory issues.

Strengths

One client praises the team, saying: "I specifically liked the open debate with the involvement of our internal counsel into challenging specific situations and the way to find solutions to them."

Interviewees also report that the lawyers are "easy to reach and responsive."

Work highlights

Advised ODDO BHF Aktiengesellschaft as lenders on an export finance facility provided to Biyomek Elektrik Enerjisi Üretimi.

Notable practitioners

Barlas Balcıoğlu advises clients on refinancing transactions and syndicated lending. He is described by clients as "very knowledgeable and responsive."

Müfit Arapoğlu rises in the rankings this year following a raft of praise from market sources. He acts on note offerings and also advises on compliance issues. Clients note that he is "quick to comprehend the situation and capable of bringing a number of alternatives to the table."

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Overview

BASEAK advises its clients in a broad range of banking and finance transactions including trade finance (pre-export finance, ECA-backed import finance, receivables finance and working capital facilities), project finance, acquisition finance, commercial real estate finance, corporate and syndicated lending, Islamic finance and interbank lending. Your BASEAK team is well-experienced to help your business expand and grow. Whatever the size of your requirements may be, we can structure and document transactions to help provide you financing in almost every industry. We provide clear and dynamic advice on the full landscape of banking and finance projects tailor-made to your needs. We represent both finance providers and users—you benefit from counsel that understands the needs and wants of each party. We not only understand the banking industry, we appreciate the unique requirements of banks of every size, focus and geography.

BASEAK's Banking and Finance team has a wealth of experience to assist you in the full spectrum of legal topics, in particular:

  • Acquisition finance
  • Asset-based lending
  • Trade finance
  • Project finance
  • Commercial real estate finance
  • Corporate and syndicated lending
  • Financial institutions regulatory
  • Interbank lending
  • Islamic finance
  • Commodity finance
  • Receivables finance

Members

Balcıoğlu, Barlas (Head of Department)

Arapoğlu, Müfit

Aydın, Ceyda

Boso, Burcu

Saris, Yasemin

Yalçın, Günhan

Clients

Agriculture companies

Banks and financial institutions

Construction companies

Energy companies

Food and beverage companies

Hotels

IT and technology companies

Real estate investors and developers

Retail chains

Industries

Agriculture

Banks and financial institutions

Construction

E-commerce

Energy

Hotels and Leisure

Infrastructure and PPP

Manufacturing

Maritime

Real Estate

Retail

Technology

Banking & Finance Department

Balcıoğlu Selçuk Ardıyok Keki Attorney Partnership (BASEAK)

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Department location

Büyükdere Cad. Bahar Sok

13 River Plaza

Kat 11-12 Levent

Istanbul

Istanbul

Turkey

34394 Şişli

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Turkey

Banking & Finance


Barlas Balcıoğlu
Band 3

Capital Markets


Müfit Arapoğlu
Band 2